How to Make a Sump System for Rainwater Collection

Clissa 24 November 2021

Feeling limited by your water tank capacity? Need to store more water but can't fit the tanks under your guttering? What if there was an easier way, so you could

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Sweet Carrot Cubes

Eva van Asperen 24 November 2021

Although it is autumn, I'm still harvesting summer carrots. I love them and I love making delicious recipes with them. This is one of those recipes that I come back

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Hedgehog Hibernation House

Eva van Asperen 24 November 2021

Hedgehog Hibernation House Besides being totally adorable and super cute looking, hedgehogs are really useful animals to have in your garden. Especially because they eat a lot of snails and

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Possum Problem Solved!- Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Finale

Clissa 11 November 2021

This is the last in a series of articles about the issues I've had in my geodesic dome greenhouse and grow tunnel. Here is the previous chapter, where I tell

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Possum Problems: My Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Part 4

Clissa 10 November 2021

This is the fourth part in a series of articles on my self-built geodesic dome greenhouse. If you need to catch up, here is part 3. It's All About the

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Quick Guide to The QLD Fruit Fly

Clissa 5 November 2021

The Queensland fruit fly is a serious garden pest that destroys a wide variety of crops by laying its eggs inside fruit and vegetables. This results in fruit which is

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Veggie Loaf

Eva van Asperen 3 November 2021

This recipe is a staple in my home. I make it a lot, because it is healthy, easy, tasty and versatile. It is also lactose-, gluten- and sugarfree. I can

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Mulch your Mulch!

Anthony Miller 2 November 2021

Not only does mulch make an impressive weed suppressant, it plays a vital role in keeping your plants healthy. As mulch breaks down, it turns into "black gold" a.k.a. organic

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Putting Permaculture into Practice

Celia 19 October 2021

The best place to start with permaculture is your own backyard. That might be as small as a paved courtyard or as big as a farm; either way, anyone can

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Feeling Overwhelmed, Depressed, Fedup? How “Getting into it” can help

Mark Valencia 16 October 2021

Nina (my wife) and I were lying in bed the other night and she said, "I wish we could go back to the 80's life was so much easier and

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Sweet Carrot Cubes

Although it is autumn, I’m still harvesting summer carrots. I love them and I love making delicious recipes with them. This is one of those recipes that I come back

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Sweet Carrot Cubes

Although it is autumn, I’m still harvesting summer carrots. I love them and I love making delicious recipes with them. This is one of those recipes that I come back

Read More »

Veggie Loaf

This recipe is a staple in my home. I make it a lot, because it is healthy, easy, tasty and versatile. It is also lactose-, gluten- and sugarfree. I can

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Veggie Loaf

This recipe is a staple in my home. I make it a lot, because it is healthy, easy, tasty and versatile. It is also lactose-, gluten- and sugarfree. I can

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Bush Bog

This poem was salvaged from a scrap piece of lined A4 paper handwritten half in pen and then finished in pencil – I can’t recall but my biro must have

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Mulch your Mulch!

Not only does mulch make an impressive weed suppressant, it plays a vital role in keeping your plants healthy. As mulch breaks down, it turns into “black gold” a.k.a. organic

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Self Sufficient YOU

The world changed for most of us, sooner or later. Some very much so, and others not so much. Lifestyles were forced to change, to adapt. Many of us started

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Hedgehog Hibernation House

Besides being totally adorable and super cute looking, hedgehogs are really useful animals to have in your garden. Especially because they eat a lot of snails and slugs who can’t

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Rise of the Food Fermenters

Humans fermenting food to change/improve the taste, preserve it, or make it healthier is not a 1000 years old… it's more like 1000's of years old.  Indeed, over 2000 years

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